Phrasal Verbs

kneel down

This page is about the phrasal verb kneel down


If you kneel down, you lower your height by putting one or both knees on the floor.

For example

  • kneel down Even though it hurt my knees, I knelt down in front of the old monk to show my respect.

  • kneel down The doctor knelt down next to the injured woman and checked her pulse.

Quick Quiz

The old lady had to kneel down in order to look

a. in the top of the cupboard

b. under the sofa

c. over the fence

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